'Spartacus': Liam McIntyre on getting nude, torching cast members and why working out sucks

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Liam McIntyre is the new Spartacus. He looks like he was born to play the role in "Spartacus: Vengeance," which premieres Friday (January 27th). It was, however a long road to get there. "It's been amazingly stressful and amazingly joyous," he said of everything he's been through since replacing the late Andy Whitfield in the show. We got to chat with McIntyre, who told us about the process, the nudity and setting his cast members on fire ... almost.When McIntyre was cast, he was really skinny and had to bulk up before they would officially offer him the role. He talked about getting ripped. "People say it's easy, but it's just not. It's just fundamentally not. I was never a gym junkie before and then suddenly they're like, 'Your acting? Yeah, yeah, we don't mind that. But this body, that's got to change. So the answer to that is lifting things you can't lift and...


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